Underweight - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌʌndərˈweɪt|  American pronunciation of the word underweight
Brit.  |ˌʌndəˈweɪt|  British pronunciation of the word underweight

adjective

- being very thin (syn: boney, bony, scraggly, scraggy, scrawny, skinny, weedy)

Examples

He was a tall, underweight man in his thirties.

...the long illness left him frail and underweight...

Women who smoke risk giving birth to underweight babies.

See also:  WebsterWiktionaryLongman